1/2 C. butter
6 sweet potatoes, peeled, sliced, boiled until soft, and drained
1 t. baking powder
1 t. ground cinnamon
3/4 C. sugar
3/4 C. buttermilk
3/4 C. chopped pecans (optional)
Marshmallows for topping
Add butter to hot potatoes. Combine with next 6 ingredients in
blender or with mixer. Stir in pecans, if desired. Place mixture in a
greased 2-quart casserole dish and bake at 350 for 30 minutes. Top with
marshmallows during last 10 minutes of cooking. Serves 10-12.
Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Honey Butter: for adult table
Cut into rounds, drizzle with olive oil, salt and pepper, Roast for 1 hour.
4 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling potatoes after cooked
1/4 cup honey
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Lay the sweet potatoes out in a single layer on a roasting tray. Drizzle the oil, honey, cinnamon, salt and pepper over the potatoes. Roast for 25 to 30 minutes in oven or until tender.
Take sweet potatoes out of the oven and transfer them to a serving platter. Drizzle with more extra-virgin olive oil.